Pas In American Medicine

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 15

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Medicine Quizzes & Trivia

Just a quick quiz to make sure you are ready for what Goodwin throws at you. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Predecessors to the PA are all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Officer de Sante

    • B. 

      Officer de Franco

    • C. 

      Feldshers

    • D. 

      Barefoot Doctors

  • 2. 
    Established after the French Revolution of 1803 and trained for 3-6 years to be held legally liable for their medical actions, one would have been called a/an:
    • A. 

      Feldsher

    • B. 

      Barefoot Doctor

    • C. 

      Officer de Sante

    • D. 

      Medical Doctor

  • 3. 
    A military medical person that was typically assigned to a physician was introduced in the 1860's after the Bolshevik Revolution were called: 
    • A. 

      Medical Doctor

    • B. 

      Officer de Sante

    • C. 

      Feldshers

    • D. 

      Barefoot Doctor

  • 4. 
    A medical person who was trained on the job for 3-6 months after the cultural revolution in 1966 was called a/an:
    • A. 

      Medical Doctor

    • B. 

      Officer de Sante

    • C. 

      Feldsher

    • D. 

      Barefoot Doctor

  • 5. 
    The PA profession was introduced in the:
    • A. 

      1950s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1999

  • 6. 
    True or false.Stead & Estes noted the short supply of primary care physicians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is the term used to describe the traditional way in which doctors and similar medical professions are trained.
    • A. 

      Osteopathic

    • B. 

      Naturopathic

    • C. 

      Homeopathic

    • D. 

      Allopathic

  • 8. 
    True or false. E. Stead suggested extending nurses capabilities to fill the doctor shortage, but it was declined by the National League of Nursing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Where was the first PA program created by Stead and E. Harvey Estes?
    • A. 

      Harvard University

    • B. 

      Cornell

    • C. 

      Stanford

    • D. 

      MIT

    • E. 

      Duke

  • 10. 
    How many students were in the first PA program?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      50

  • 11. 
    Today, how many PAs provide care to over 1 million Americans?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      80,000

    • D. 

      90,000

  • 12. 
    Dr. Henry SIlver & Dr. Loretta Ford started what program?
    • A. 

      MEDEX

    • B. 

      PA program

    • C. 

      Colorado Child Health Associative Program

    • D. 

      Medicare

  • 13. 
    Who is responsible for starting the MEDEX program?
    • A. 

      Dr. Eugene Stead

    • B. 

      Dr. Richard Smith

    • C. 

      Dr. Charles Harvey

    • D. 

      Dr. Henry Silver

  • 14. 
    IN 1978 the ORIGINAL formal definition of a PA was created by whom?
    • A. 

      AMA

    • B. 

      NCCPA

    • C. 

      AAPA

    • D. 

      ABCD

  • 15. 
    When was the definition of a PA reconstructed and made into what we know it today?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1988

    • D. 

      1995

  • 16. 
    Currently, how many PAs work in primary care?
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/4

    • D. 

      1/2

    • E. 

      3/4

  • 17. 
    True or false. Today, most PAs work in inpatient settings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a state with the largest number of PAs?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Montana

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Nevada

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